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Taro vs Cauliflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Taro and Cauliflower

  • Taro has more Vitamin E , Copper, Manganese, Potassium, Fiber, and Vitamin B6, however Cauliflower is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, and Vitamin B5.
  • Cauliflower covers your daily need of Vitamin C 49% more than Taro.
  • Taro has 30 times more Vitamin E than Cauliflower. While Taro has 2.38mg of Vitamin E , Cauliflower has only 0.08mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Taro, raw and Cauliflower, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +31%
Contains more Calcium +95.5%
Contains more Potassium +97.7%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +341%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains less Sodium -63.3%
Contains more Zinc +17.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 7% 27% 11% 14% 8% 19% 4%
Contains more Iron +31%
Contains more Calcium +95.5%
Contains more Potassium +97.7%
Contains more Magnesium +120%
Contains more Copper +341%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains less Sodium -63.3%
Contains more Zinc +17.4%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Taro
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2875%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +971.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +120.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1450%
Contains more Folate +159.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 161% 0% 2% 0% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 0% 39% 43%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2875%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +971.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +120.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1450%
Contains more Folate +159.1%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
18
Taro
30
Cauliflower
Mineral Summary Score
26
Taro
13
Cauliflower

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
9%
Taro
12%
Cauliflower
Carbohydrates
26%
Taro
5%
Cauliflower
Fats
1%
Taro
1%
Cauliflower

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Taro Cauliflower
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Taro Cauliflower
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Taro
Taro is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.51g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taro
Taro is lower in glycemic index (difference - 53)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Taro
Taro is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taro Cauliflower Opinion
Calories 112 25 Taro
Protein 1.5 1.92 Cauliflower
Fats 0.2 0.28 Cauliflower
Vitamin C 4.5 48.2 Cauliflower
Net carbs 22.360000610351562 2.9700000286102295 Taro
Carbs 26.46 4.97 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.55 0.42 Taro
Calcium 43 22 Taro
Potassium 591 299 Taro
Magnesium 33 15 Taro
Sugar 0.4 1.91 Taro
Fiber 4.1 2 Taro
Copper 0.172 0.039 Taro
Zinc 0.23 0.27 Cauliflower
Starch
Phosphorus 84 44 Taro
Sodium 11 30 Taro
Vitamin A 76 0 Taro
Vitamin E 2.38 0.08 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.05 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.06 Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.507 Taro
Vitamin B5 0.303 0.667 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.184 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1 15.5 Cauliflower
Folate 22 57 Cauliflower
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.13 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.034 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.031 Taro
Tryptophan 0.023 0.02 Taro
Threonine 0.069 0.076 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.054 0.071 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.111 0.106 Taro
Lysine 0.067 0.217 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 0.02
Phenylalanine 0.082 0.065 Taro
Valine 0.082 0.125 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.034 0.056 Cauliflower
Fructose 0.97 Cauliflower

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/nutrients
  2. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.